April - May 2019
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Advance tickets are available until noon the day of the show.
We always reserve a number of tickets to be sold at the theater (except for the Embassy of France) starting one hour before the first show, even when tickets are sold out online.

   

Justice Matters


The Corporate Coup d’État
Fred Peabody - Canada - 90 mins

In 1995, philosopher John Ralston Saul argued that corporations were slowly taking over democracy. Today, Saul amends that statement, deleting the word "slowly." The coup has occurred: U.S. democracy has sold out its ideals to corporations and lobbyists whose goal it is to undermine the will of the people. From the makers of All Governments ... more

Friday, April 26
6:15 PM
$14.00
Saturday, April 27
8:30 PM
$14.00

Dear Walmart
Kiley Kraskouskas, Michael Blain - USA - 60 mins

Some workers love retail; it has its satisfactions. All they want is for retail to love them back, in the form of a living wage, affordable healthcare, a safe workplace, and respect. OURWalmart (OUR, Organization United for Respect) was begun in 2011 by a few brave workers at the world's largest private employer, many of whose two million-strong ... more

Friday, May 3
8:30 PM
$14.00
Saturday, May 4
4:15 PM
$14.00

Las Sandinistas!
Jenny Murray - Nicaragua, USA - 96 mins

Las Sandinistas! tells of the women who led the FSLN revolution in Nicaragua in the 1970–80s. They were students, farmers, poets, lawyers, and mothers. They trained as guerrillas, led battalions, and many died. We get to know the living, active, still-fascinating protagonists of this history. If the FSLN's goal was to eradicate poverty ... more

Wednesday, May 1
6:00 PM
$14.00
Thursday, May 2
8:30 PM
$14.00

Rafiki
Wanuri Kahiu - Kenya - 83 mins

In a lively Nairobi housing estate where everyone knows everyone and there are no secrets, two girls share one. Kena (Samantha Mugatsia), soccer-playing, studious, and poor and Ziki (Sheila Muniyiva), bold and flighty, colorful, and rich, have fallen in love. That their fathers are rivals in a bitter campaign for local office becomes ... more

Friday, April 26
8:45 PM
$14.00
Thursday, May 2
8:30 PM
$14.00

The Sweet Requiem
Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam - India, USA - 91 mins

In a Tibetan refugee enclave in Delhi, Dolkar's concerns are those of any Indian her age—find a good job, look cool, go dancing at night—plus hide new refugees from the Chinese authorities and deal with living apart from family in Lhasa, who gave you up to your future. Dolkar arrived 18 years ago; she barely remembers the ... more

Thursday, May 2
6:00 PM
$14.00
Saturday, May 4
8:45 PM
$14.00

A Tramway in Jerusalem
Amos Gitai - Israel, France - 94 mins

One of Israel's greatest directors, Amos Gitai (Rabin's Last Day, FFDC 2016) turns his documentarist's eye to fiction. In a series of vignettes, we meet various passengers in a Jerusalem tramcar. A picture of a people emerges, at turns comical, political, and transcendent. Women and Palestinians are routinely if differently harassed; ... more

Sunday, April 28
2:00 PM
$14.00